Chris Lombard, a 44-year employee of C.R. Laurence Co., died on July 29 at the age of 63.

Chris Lombard

According to an obituary on the Talbert Family Foundation website, he was hit by a car while helping the victims of an accident on the side of a California freeway. Lombard was on his way to work to open the building for customers and employees.

He is survived by his wife, Joyce, and five children.

C.R. Laurence Co. has established a memorial fund for Lombard’s family. The proceeds will support to his two youngest sons, Zach and Joe. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, a donation be made to this memorial fund.